English 7 -- Argument Essay
Students will complete an argument essay on an issue raised
in the novels Red Kayak or A Single Shard.
For Red Kayak the issue is for
students to define values, ethics, and morals and identify daily
choices that challenge their integrity.
For A Single Shard the argument is "Are
characters born brave, or is courage developed by facing fears?"
Students find newspaper articles where people
have upheld their integrity or abandoned it.
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